Category Archives: 2014 LA Dodgers

How many Matt’s can Dodger fans hate in a lifetime?

Sadly, we are updating the NLDS Matt carnage show. Strangely enough when I created this post this morning, I had totally forgotten the lore of 2008/2009 Matt Stairs, and it is a tad freaky how similar Matt Adams is to Matt Stairs. Game One: With two out in the 6th inning, Clayton Kershaw had given …

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21 – 3 is as good as it has ever been

Clayton Kershaw put his final stamp on what was possibly one of the greatest Dodger regular season pitched performances ever, but that is a story for a another day. As has been my trend since Clayton was 18 – 3, we have been tracking his incredible winning %. Going 21 – 3 has put Clayton …

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Just your basic pennant clinching game at the Ravine

Sometimes you need a nudge to get off your ass and yesterday Joe Benardello harangued me enough over at truebluela about going to the game last night, that I finally scored a ticket and made the journey. Thank God for Joe, because that was one hell of a clinching game. I’ve been to three now …

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Dodger outfield is as hot as the San Fernando Valley in Sept

All the Dodgers starting team, and key bench players are on fire, but leading the charge has been the starting outfield. All stats are courtesy of Fangraphs.com. Notice that three of them have a plus .600 slug %. Strangely enough, it is Carl Crawford with the highest Slug%.  SVS has the strange stat of a …

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Breaking down Adrian Gonzalez – A platoon player in waiting

Just in case you have also missed what Don Mattingly has missed, Adrian is what some might call a platoon player in waiting. Meaning, that his manager still remembers when he could hit both sides of a pitcher, however the stats now say something has changed, and eventually the winds of change will be upon …

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